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Watch | Scientists discover possible sign of life on Venus

A team of international scientists have detected traces of phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus. A paper on this discovery was published in Nature Astronomy journal by a team of international scientists.

On Earth, phosphine is produced by bacteria thriving in oxygen-starved environments. It is considered as a marker for life. The researchers said that their research provided evidence "for anomalous & unexplained chemistry" on Venus.

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Printable version | Sep 18, 2020 11:53:01 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/discovery-of-phosphine-hints-possibility-of-life-on-venus/article32610466.ece

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